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    there is/are+ all sorts of things

    There's all sorts of things that needs to be done.

    Is the sentence above correct? I think it should be with 'are' instead of 'is'. Am I right?

    Thank you in advance

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    Re: there is/are+ all sorts of things

    Quote Originally Posted by tom3m View Post
    There's all sorts of things that needs to be done.

    Is the sentence above correct? I think it should be with 'are' instead of 'is'. Am I right?

    Thank you in advance
    Technically, it should be "there are" but we very frequently use the contraction "there's" in this construction. However, what is definitely wrong is the use of "needs". That should be "need". It follows "sorts" and "things" so should clearly be plural.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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